Hundreds of Thousands Rally Against War in the U.S. Capitol: We hear from Former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark, Vietnam War Vet Ron Kovic, Actress Jessica Lange and Muslim leader Mahdi Bray Albuquerque Sees Its Largest Anti-War Rally Since The Vietnam War: We Go To The Nuclear State Of New Mexico To Hear About The State's Connection To Depleted Uranium, Nuclear Weapons And The Predator Drone If New Mexico Seceded It Would Be The Third Biggest Nuclear Power In The World: A Vietnam Veteran... Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
The FBI Catches Fugitive And Self-Described "Anti-Abortion Warrior" Clayton Waagner After He Claims Responsibility For Hundreds Of Anthrax Threats Mailed To Women's Health Facility Afghan Women's Summit For Democracy, Brussels New Jersey Judge And School Board Jail Over 130 Teachers For Striking Dozens Of Palestinian Riot Police Armed With Batons And Shields Fired Tear Gas At Thousands Of People Protesting The House Arrest Of Hamas Leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin; Police Kill At Least One... Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
Chief U.N. Inspectors Cite An Encouraging Iraqi "Change Of Heart"; Democracy Now! Confronts Chief Inspector Hans Blix About No-Fly Zones Justice Department Secretly Drafts Legislation To Strengthen The Patriot Act "Infrastructure Of Concealment, Deception And Intimidation" Is This About Iraq, Or Britain? Britain Admits Its Latest 'Intelligence' Report Was Plagiarized Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
Afghan Journey: The Last Day Top Eleven Worst Corporations Of 2001 Activist Philip Berrigan Released From Prison, Confronts Bush At Church Pentagon Downplays Number Of Military Deaths And Injuries In Afghanistan Palestinian Activist And Physician Arrested, Beaten Twice By Israeli Forces International Civilians Defy Israeli Army With Direct Action, Dismantling Checkpoints In The Occupied Territories United Nations: Governments Are Using The U.S. "War On Terrorism" To Justify Repression... Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
The UN Says It Will Continue Economic Sanctions And The Bush Administration Warns Iraq That It Faces Attack Unless It Readmits UN Weapons Inspectors. A Talk With Former UN Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter The Sharon Files: Palestinians Sue Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon For Genocide As New Documents Provide "Watertight Evidence" That Israel Directed Militias To Kill Hundreds Of Refugees In Lebanon As UN Led Talks On Afghanistan's Future Government Continue In Bonn, Germany, A... Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
"The Price Of Oil Is Too High": Hundreds Of Protests Outside Gas Stations From Logansport, Indiana To London, England What Did The Seven Columbia Astronauts Die For? Velcro? Pharmaceuticals? Tractors? A Look At Experiments In The Sky And The Commercialization Of Space "It's Kind Of Like Me Putting A Spinning Gun To My Head": A Soldier Refuses To Take The Anthrax Vaccination And Faces Court Martial Over A Hundred Hospitals Across The Country Refuse To Implement Bush's... Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
* Headlines for October 30, 2008 * Arrest of Neo-Nazis in Obama Assassination Plot a Reminder of Enduring White Supremacist Culture in US * Following Deadly US Attack on Syria, Questions of Bush Admin Motives in its Waning Months * Can Dems Re-Claim the South? Once Solidly GOP, Virginia and N.C. Emerging as Battleground State
Headlines NYPD Officers Acquitted in Killing of Sean Bell Afghan President Karzai Survives Assassination Attempt Bush Administration Claims It Can Ignore Anti-Torture Laws Pentagon Admits Planning Potential Military Action Against Iran Adm. Mullen Claims N.Korea-Syria Nuke Link Palestinian Family Killed in Israeli Shelling US Sergeant Acquitted in Killing of Unarmed Iraqi Pentagon Suspends Briefings for Retired Military Officers 27 UN Agencies Meet to Tackle Global Food Crisis Profits Soar for...
Eyewitnesses Describe Death of Palestinian Woman in Israeli Tear Gas Attack A Palestinian woman died Friday after Israeli forces shot her with tear gas during a peaceful protest against the West Bank separation wall in the village of Bil’in. Israeli and Palestinian eyewitnesses, as well as staff at a hospital in Ramallah, say that Jawaher Abu Rahma died after inhaling massive amounts of tear gas fired by the Israeli military at the demonstration. She was 36 years old. We speak with an Israeli...
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez meets with UN Sec. Gen. Kofi Annan Should The FCC Scrap All Remaining Media Ownership Rules? We Go To The FCC Public Hearing With A Former FCC Chair, Fox Entertainment Group, The Nat'l Assoc. Of Black Owned Broadcasters, The Nat'l Assoc. Of Hispanic Journalists, The Center For Public Integrity, And The Project For Excellence In Journalism British Punk-Rock-Pop-Anarchist-Activist Band Chumbawamba Performs, And Talks About The Anti-War Movement Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
Olympic Torchbearer Runs Barefoot Through Philadelphia In Solidarity With Nike Workers In Indonesia The State Department Has Started A Public Service Campaign To Root Out Suspected Terrorists. Free Speech Radio News Reporter, Jeremy Scahill, Has The Story A Retired Telephone Worker Finds Out That Even The Local Gym Has Eyes As Violence Mounts In The Occupied Territories, A Delegation Of Palestinian, Israeli, And American Activists Organizes In Solidarity To End The Occupation As The Global... Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
A Coup Attempt In Haiti Leaves Seven Dead And Scores Wounded Another World Is Possible: Activists Create A Cultural Response To The September 11th Attacks African-American Scholar, Activist And Theologian Cornel West Talks About Working For Meaningful Democracy For Racial Equality, And For Gender And Sexual Liberation After September 11 Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
News Vs. Propaganda, The Gatekeepers Dilemma CNN, Al-Jazeera Debate The Bin Laden Tapes; Arabic Newspaper Editor Asks The U.N. Why It Refused To Take Taliban Prisoners Hundreds Were Massacred Democracy Now! In Exile Asks CNN And The New York Times Why They Don't Cover The Anti-War Movement Ashcroft Hearings Muslim Feminists Have Been Denouncing Islamic Fundamentalism For Years, But The World Pays Them No Heed Privatizing Disaster: New York City Has Begun Secret Negotiations To Hand The Project... Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
Afghan Women Meet In Brussels To Organize For The Future While Military Factions Divide The Spoils Of War In Bonn Phase Two? Bush Administration Orders Preparation Of Military Strikes In Somalia And Iraq, And Dispatches Agents To At Least Seven Different Countries; A Discussion Of Us Oil Interests In Somalia U.S. Seizures Of Somali Businesses In U.S. And Abroad Threatens To Devastate One Of World's Poorest Countries Israel Launches Air Raids On Palestinian Cities; Hits Close To Arafat Noam... Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
College Students, Beware Of Cutting Classes: INS Jails And Threatens To Deport Foreign Students For Taking Less Than 12 Credits Of Courses Electronic Tracking Of International Students Begins Jan. 30: New Federal System Forces Schools To Share Detailed Personal Information With The INS, State Department And Board Of Education The Supreme Court Of Venezuela Suspends A Referendum On President Hugo Chavez & The Government Halts Foreign Currency Trading: We Go To Caracas Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
Lawyer Lynne Stewart Files For Motion To Dismiss John Ashcroft's Charges She Is Supporting Terrorists: A Discussion With Her Renowned Defense Attorney, Michael Tigar Today, On The Deadline For All Males Over 16 From A Dozen Muslim Countries To Register With The INS, A Ray Of Hope: Part Two Of Pakistani Immigrant Faisal Ulvie's Story Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
Bush Administration Gives EPA, Agriculture Dept. And Health Dept. Authority To Stamp Documents "Secret": A Discussion On The New White House Secrecy Pentagon Trains Journalists Covering the Military Activists Train Journalists How to Cover Anti-War Protests Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
President Bush Takes The Nation To The Brink Of War And Defends American Empire In His State Of The Union Address; Simultaneously, He Tries To Prove He Cares About The Economy An Alternative State Of The Union: We'll Hear From Dennis Kucinich, Raul Grijalva And Sheila Jackson Lee Of The Congressional Progressive Caucus Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
Indian Philosopher And Physicist Vandana Shiva: If Terrorism Is The Systematic Use Of Terror As A Means Of Coercion, Then The WTO Is Terrorist, And The Peace And Global Justice Movements Must Unite NATO's Plans To Defend Turkey In Case Of War With Iraq Are Deadlocked As France, Germany And Belgium Refuse To Back Down Iraq Journal: The Iraq Peace Team Demonstrates Outside An Electrical Plant Bombed During The Gulf War Democracy Now! Listeners/Viewers Report On Their Own Methods Of Protesting The... Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
* Headlines for January 20, 2009 * Openly Gay Episcopal Bishop Eugene Robinson Silenced on HBO Broadcast of Lincoln Memorial Inauguration Concert * Pete Seeger & Bruce Springsteen Perform Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land" * Queen Latifah Remembers African American Singer Marian Anderson at Lincoln Memorial Concert * Pulitzer Prize Winning Writer Alice Walker and Civil Rights Leader Bob Moses Reflect On An Obama Presidency and the Struggle For African-Americans To Vote *... Source: Television broadcast
Obama's War: US Involvement in Afghanistan, Past, Present & Future President Obama is speaking before a joint session of Congress Tuesday night in what is being described as the first State of the Union address of his presidency. While the economy is expected to dominate the agenda, Obama will also talk about his top foreign policy initiative: the war in Afghanistan. Last week, Obama ordered an additional 17,000 US combat troops to Afghanistan. The new deployments will begin in May and...
Jon Alpert Speaks From Pakistan (En Route From Chaman To Quetta) Zia Mian Talks About The Impact Of The War In Afghanistan On South Asia Edward Said Discusses The Cycle Of Violence Charlotte Bunch Reports On The World Conference Against Racism In Durban South Africa And Sets The Record Straight An Interview With Palestinian Leader, Marwan Barghouti Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
"Black Hawk Down": As Washington Paves The Way For An Attack On Somalia, Hollywood Joins Forces With The Pentagon To Transform The 1993 Invasion From What President Clinton Called His Darkest Hour, To What Former Disney Exec Calls America's Brightest Hour Secretary Of War Donald Rumsfeld And President Bush Lead The Country Into The So-Called War On Terrorism With The Rhetoric Of Fundamentalism Women In Thailand And Uganda Discuss The Failed Policies Of The IMF And The World Bank; And... Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
Today's Headlines * May Day Rallies Held To Protest Arizona’s Anti-Immigrant Law * Major League Baseball Union Urges Arizona to Repeal Law * Halliburton’s Role in Oil Rig Explosion Probed * EU and IMF Agree to $146 Billion Bailout of Greece * Pakistani Man Convicted For Role in 2008 Mumbai Attacks * New York Investigate Failed Times Square Car Bombing * Civilian Casualties Soar in Afghanistan * Student Strike Shuts Down University of Puerto Rico * Anesthesiologists Face Censure For...
Argentina's President And Cabinet Resign As Tens Of Thousands Pour Into The Streets To Protest A State Of Siege And Government Imposed Austerity Measures Demanded By The IMF Civil Liberties Lawyer Alan Dershowitz Says Torture By US Law Enforcement Is "Inevitable," And Might As Well Be Legalized. A Debate Over Legalizing Torture Warrants Federal Authorities Indict Tyson Foods, The Nation's Largest Poultry Corporation, For Smuggling Workers From Mexico To Serve As Low Paid Workers In... Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
# The Nationâs Katrina vanden Heuvel on Obamaâs First 100 Days, and His First Foreign Policy Challenge from Russia President-elect Obama is meeting with President Bush today at the White House to discuss the transition of power. We look ahead to the first 100 days of the Obama presidency with Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor of The Nation magazine. A longtime analyst on US-Russia relations, vanden Heuvel also talks about Russiaâs vow to deploy missiles if Obama proceeds with the Bush... Topics: Democracy Now!, Juan Gonzolez, Amy Goodman
A Respected Greek Professor Is Detained, Shackled And Asked If He Is Anti-American: A Democracy Now! Exclusive Police Crack Down On Anti-War Protesters From New York To Colorado Springs To San Francisco "They Evidently Believe That The Means Of Violence In Their Hands Are So Extraordinary That They Can Dismiss With Contempt Anyone Who Stands In Their Way": Noam Chomsky On U.S. Empire And The Global Movement Against It Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
Over A Hundred Thousand Are Expected To Protest In Manhattan This Saturday Despite The Banning Of A March: The Federal Second District Court Of Appeals Yesterday Upheld The Ban Renowned Historian Howard Zinn On The History Of Government And Media Lies In Time Of War Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
It's The 30th Anniversary Of Roe V. Wade, But Almost 90% Of Counties Have No Abortion Provider, The Supreme Court Hangs In A 5-4 Balance, States Impose Restrictions, Harassment And Attacks Continue: An Hour Special From Mobile, AL To San Francisco, CA: A Conversation On Access To Abortion And Abortion Training For Med Students Post Roe v. Wade, Women Still Die From Back-Alley Abortions Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
Who Is Hamid Karzai? A Profile Of The New Interim Leader Of Afghanistan The Carlyle Group: The Most Powerful Company You've Never Heard Of Michael Moore Hails George W Bush The 'Conqueror Of Evildoers' Is The Lead Actor Of The Movie Kandahar A Rising Star Or An Assassin? "Afghan Journey": Fact And Fiction Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
The very first episode of Democracy Now!. The regular Monday feature about money: PACs, Campaign Financing, and Campaign Finance Reform. Pacifica National Affairs Correspondent Larry Bensky talks with Mother Jones magazine editor Jeffrey Klein about the April 1996 cover story ''Deep Pockets: The Millionaires Who Set Washington's Agenda.'' Modeled after Forbes magazine's top 400 wealthiest people in the U.S., Mother Jones compiles a list of the top 400 people who donate to political campaigns.... Topics: democracy, now, first, episode Source: http://www.democracynow.org
Democracy Now! Tuesday, March 1, 2011 Terror in Tripoli: Libyan American Describes Country in State of Fear, But Hopeful of Gaddafi’s Ouster The Libyan regime has launched a new assault on the opposition amidst growing international pressure. Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi tried to retake two rebel-controlled towns overnight, but both attacks appear to have been repelled. Speaking to Western journalists, Gaddafi said that he is loved by all his people and has denied there have...